Bob Rothberg

Bob Rothberg (October 28, 1901, New York City, New York – February 1, 1938, New York City, New York) was a Tin Pan Alley songwriter and lyricist. ASCAP 1936. Educ: New York public schools 1915; DeWitt Clinton High School, New York 1919; accountancy and law, New York Law School, Bachelor of Laws 1928. Educated in music and violin with private instructors. Rothberg is interred at United Hebrew Cemetery on Staten Island.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 28th, 1901, Died February 1st, 1938

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1933 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-78057 10-in. 10/2/1933 You or no one Edith Caldwell ; Ernie Holst ; Hotel Lexington Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-86246 10-in. 11/23/1934 Did she ask for me? Al Mitchell Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-86443 10-in. 12/13/1934 The debutante waltz Rhythm Kings Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-87084 10-in. 1/5/1935 Night wind Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-87236 10-in. 1/2/1935 A heart for a heart Hal Davis Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-88991 10-in. 6/24/1935 You're the picture (I'm the frame) Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-102670 10-in. 6/17/1936 It ain't right Harry Blair ; Washboard Wonders Male vocal solo, with washboard band lyricist  
Victor BS-0604 10-in. 9/11/1936 Mickey Mouse's birthday party George Hall ; Hotel Taft Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-01197 10-in. 9/14/1936 Mickey Mouse's birthday party Wayne King Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet songwriter  
Victor BS-03508 10-in. 12/1/1936 There's a silver moon on the Golden Gate George Hall ; Hotel Taft Orchestra ; Johnny McKeever Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-03706 10-in. 12/10/1936 Popeye Floyd Buckley ; Olive Oyl Male vocal solo, with talk and orchestra lyricist  
Victor BS-03707 10-in. 12/10/1936 Popeye Floyd Buckley ; Olive Oyl Male vocal solo, with talk and orchestra lyricist  
Victor BS-03708 10-in. 12/10/1936 Popeye Floyd Buckley ; Olive Oyl Male vocal solo, with talk and orchestra lyricist  
Victor BS-03709 10-in. 12/10/1936 Popeye Floyd Buckley ; Olive Oyl Male vocal solo, with talk and orchestra lyricist  
Victor BS-06415 10-in. 3/18/1937 You've been reading my mail Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-010650 10-in. 6/11/1937 I'm gonna put you in your place (And your place is in my arms) Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-044311 10-in. 12/4/1939 The debutante waltz Californians ; Eddie Holly ; Abe Lyman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rothberg, Bob," accessed January 19, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109086.

Rothberg, Bob. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 19, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109086.

"Rothberg, Bob." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 19 January 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109086

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